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Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
parties to start negotiations yesterday. house speaker republican john boehner says he's willing to compromise on raising some taxes to reduce the deficit. but only in conjunction with entitlement reform. vice president biden says the white house is willing to compromise as well. and local leaders are starting to weigh in. >> i think there is a huge opportunity that has to be seized in congress between now and the end of the year to find a path forward so that we can avoid some of the catastrophic consequences of either deep sequestration cuts or willynilly expiring of the bush tax cuts. >> that was tim kaine clearly signals he thinks a deal can be done by the end of december. in the meantime john delaney joined 9news now last night. he thinks it's the job of the new incoming congress to solve the debt problems, and he's hoping lawmakers on capitol hill will avoid the big decisions now and defer until new lawmakers can be sworn in. that's going to be a huge debate we're going to see over the next couple of weeks. do they do a deal now or kick the can down the road to allow the next
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